studied electric guitar, electric bass & big band arrangement
@ Conservatory of the City of Vienna (MUK) with Claus Spechtl, Harald Putz, Thomas Huber and Heinz Czadek. Further studies included lessons with Mick Goodrick, Wayne Krantz, Jim Kelly, Mark White, Jerry Bergonzi and a scholarship from Berklee College/Boston.
Werner works as a professional guitarist, composer/arranger and music educator (MS Waidhofen/Thaya, MS Fladnitztal, MS Unteres Traisental, ...).
Through the years he has had the chance to work / perform live or in the studio with artists such as ...
... Francine Jordi, Insieme, Russkaja, Andreas Gabalier, Moodsart, Markus Zahrl Group, Horny Funk Brothers, Martina Petz, Harald Prünster, MIA, Roberto Blanco, James Cottriall, Smart Alec, Ramona Rotstich, Schmidhammer, Alexander Marcus, Christine Hödl, Gerald Votava, Manuel Ortega, Andy Lee Lang, Dennis Jale, Andrew Young, Drew Sarich, Adi Hirschal, Caroline Vasicek, Spiegelbild, ANKE Schaubrenner, Soulfood, Männertherapie, FNL, DoubleU, Bill Holman, Jeff Hamilton, Flip Phillips, John La Porta, Phil Wilson, Han Soo Young a. o.
Werner also performs regularly in theater- and musical productions (Wiener Metropol, Josefstadt/Kammerspiele, 82er Haus, WUK, Dschungel Wien a. o.) and appeared at the Austrian late night TV-show "Willkommen Österreich".
Werner´s live performances include concerts and tours in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Czech, Hungary and the USA.
By the way ... Werner is a little gear-head. He loves all kinds of good guitars, handwired valveamps and especially FX pedals.